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Intel® E7221 Chipset

Intel® E7221 Chipset

The Intel® E7221 chipset and Intel® Pentium® 4 processor supporting Hyper-Threading Technology1 create an affordable server platform specifically optimized for value-conscious markets and small businesses. Delivering impressive computing performance without compromising speed or system reliability this platform is ideal for managing server applications, Web serving, load sharing, and firewalls.

Intel® E7221 Chipset

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Processors Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor supporting Hyper-Threading Technology
Server Boards Intel® Entry Server Boards SE7221BK1-E, SE1425BK1-E
Features and benefits
Supports Hyper-Threading Technology Increases system response time by extending system performance beyond GHz operation.
Supports Intel® Extended Memory 64 Technology Allows users 64-bit memory addressability for greater application flexibility. Supports 64-bit extended operating systems from Microsoft*, Red Hat*, and SuSE*.
PCI Express* I/O (1x8 and 4x1 PCI E* Ports) Supports latest PCI I/O technology to improve I/O performance. Provides flexible I/O configuration through X8 and X4 add-in cards or by directly attaching to server.
PCI-X/PCI Hot Replacement Reduces downtime by enabling PCI cards to be hot swapped.
Memory Support for Dual Channel DDR2 533 Lower power increases server life. Improves performance. Ensures data reliability and integrity (ECC). Protects valuable data (ECC RAS). Dual channel DDR2-400/533 and DDR-333/400 memory support options provide speeds up to 533 MHz and an aggregate memory bandwidth of up to 8.5 gigabytes per second (GB/s).
Integrated graphics in MCH Provides affordable graphics for servers.
4 Serial ATA Ports Increases hard drive configuration options. Maximizes disk performance. Improves sensitive data integrity and protection.
Direct Media Interface Improves performance through a new MCH/ICH interconnect with nearly 8 times the concurrent bandwidth of previous generation hub interface.

Additional information: 1

Packaging information
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 775 Land Grid Array (LGA)
Intel® E7221 Memory Controller Hub (MCH) 1210-ball Flip Chip-Ball Grid Array (FC-BGA)
Intel® 6702PXH 64-bit PCI Hub 567-ball Flip Chip-Ball Grid Array (FC-BGA)
Intel® 82801FR I/O Controller Hub 6 R (ICH6R) 609-ball Micro Ball Grid Array (mBGA)

Product and Performance Information


1. Requires an Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)-enabled system, check with your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Not available on the Intel® Core™ i5-750. For more information, including details on which processors support HT technology, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/hyper-threading/hyper-threading-technology.html.